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Go Fishing 2012

A guide to fishing lakes and streams in the Inland Northwest, including a map of the region’s fishing waters and a guide to fishing with kids.


  • Thu., April 26, 2012

    Landers: Opening day of fishing still special

    Opening day of fishing season isn’t what it used to be. The crowds have declined – a blessing in many ways – partly because most of the region’s waters have …

  • Thu., April 12, 2012

    Selective fisheries doing OK

    Washington’s “selective fishery” lakes opened March 1 or April 1, offering anglers early shots at trout that have a chance to grow large because of restrictive regulations. Bait is not …

  • Thu., April 12, 2012

    Lowland lakes stocked with trout offerings

    With plenty of water and plenty of fish filling the region’s lakes this spring, Spokane-area anglers should have little trouble putting fish in the cooler at lowland trout lakes that …

  • Thu., April 12, 2012

    Changes in fishing regulations

    The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved a slate of new fishing regulations that take effect May 1. New rules the commission approved that affect Eastern Washington anglers include:

  • Thu., April 12, 2012

    Lakes with something for everyone

    Eastern Washington has hundreds of fishing waters with various mixes of fish species to suit the taste of any freshwater angler. Trout priority lakes, such as Badger, Fishtrap, West Medical …


  • 2012 Inland Northwest Fishing Map

    Download the map of Inland Northwest fishing waters from The Spokesman-Review’s 2012 fishing guide. Use your PDF viewer’s zoom function to see the map and legend in greater detail.